The intersection of hiking and technology presentation

Geoffrey Schultz

Have you ever wondered about how modern advances in technology can be used on the trail? Have you ever struggled to find quality and accurate information about a hike you wanted to do? Join us March 21, 2018 at 4:00 in the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center as local guide and technology expert, Geoffrey Schultz, explores the exciting ways that technology can enhance your hiking experience.

Some of the questions he will address include:

*Is a dedicated GPS device necessary if you already have a smart phone?

*Which tech gadgets such as smart watches, solar panels and electricity generating cookware are worth their weight in your pack?

*What are the best hiking websites and apps available for research and planning?

*What are the regulations regarding drones flying above the trail?

*How will Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality enhance the hiking experience in the future?

After graduating from the University of Arizona, Geoffrey launched his first technology start up. He later got a job here in the Old Pueblo as a professional hiking guide. That is when he realized there was a gap in the marketplace for quality hike planning tools. He decided to fill that gap when he launched his own website,

All residents of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch are invited to attend the meeting. Remember that there is no parking along the streets by the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center and if the parking lot is full you can park above and walk down. Following the meeting, participants are encouraged to go to the Agave Lounge at the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse for a drink. Any questions please call Dale Leman 520-343-9103 or email him at [email protected].